Attractions | Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
09/19/2016 04:00 PM
Take a Walk On Mars at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex New Destination: Mars Experience
A walk on Mars may be in the future for astronauts, but at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
, guests don’t have to wait. A new, limited-time attraction Destination: Mars
, which opened today, makes it possible to “walk on Mars” using real imagery from NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover brought to life by Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first self-contained holographic computer running Windows 10. Presented exclusively by Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the experience will be located in a pop-up theater and will only be available through January 1, 2017.
09/13/2016 03:52 PM
'DESTINATION: MARS' MEDIA PREVIEW SEPT. 18
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin
will join representatives from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Microsoft HoloLens and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a media preview of the new Destination: Mars
08/31/2016 10:00 PM
Enhance Your Space Experience
Each year, more than 1 million guests from around the world experience their very own space adventure by exploring the exciting past, present and future of America’s space program at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. In addition to the many attractions included with admission, behind-the-scenes tours and special programs offer even more engagement experiences.
06/07/2013 03:00 PM
View of Atlantis with Open Payload Bay Doors Open Is Even More Rare Than Guests May Expect
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla
. (June 7, 2013)
– KENNEDY SPACE CENTER
When guests visit the new Space Shuttle AtlantisSM
attraction, they will be treated to a sight previously seen only by astronauts in space – Atlantis tilted at a 43.21-degree angle with its payload bay doors open as if it has just undocked from the International Space Station (ISS). What guests may not realize is how rare it is for the payload bay doors to be open when Atlantis is not in space.
03/22/2013 05:00 AM
Angry Birds™ Space Encounter Opens at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (March 22, 2013)– KENNEDY SPACE CENTER –
– The internationally popular Angry Birds™
have landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a new mission in space.
Angry Birds Space Encounter, the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages, opened today at the Visitor Complex. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise, including Angry Birds Space, to bring the beloved characters to life.
03/06/2013 05:00 AM
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Welcomes Angry Birds™ Space Encounter March 22
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (March 6, 2013)
– Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds™
franchise including Angry Birds Space, to bring the casual puzzle game to life. The new Angry Birds™ Space Encounter, set to open at the Visitor Complex at 11 a.m. on March 22, is the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages.
The grand opening of Angry Birds Space Encounter will feature an appearance by NASA astronaut Donald Pettit, Ph.D., who previously announced from the International Space Station that NASA and Rovio would partner on the creation of the Angry Birds Space game.
01/25/2012 09:00 PM
Three Space Shuttle Astronauts Selected for 2012 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction
Franklin R. Chang-Dìaz, Kevin P. Chilton and Charles J. Precourt will join an elite group of American space heroes as they are inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® during a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Saturday, May 5, 2012. They will be welcomed to the ranks of legendary space pioneers like Neil Armstrong, John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Jim Lovell, Sally Ride and John Young – distinguished members of the Hall of Fame.
04/11/2011 05:00 AM
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Space Shuttle Program
Three decades ago, astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen launched STS-1 space shuttle Columbia from Kennedy Space Center. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will host the Space Shuttle Program 30th Anniversary Celebration on April 12, 2011, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
03/07/2011 06:30 PM
The Place for Space: Camp Kennedy Space Center
Tomorrow’s astronauts will experience the ultimate space adventure this spring during Camp Kennedy Space Center (KSC) at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. In its fourteenth year, Camp KSC takes campers through the history of America’s space program...
12/15/2010 05:00 AM
New Master Plan for NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Design work has begun on a new master plan to transform NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex into a place where explorers of all ages can tour America’s spaceport to engage with the people and machines that shape the future of our world.
05/05/2010 05:00 AM
NASA Astronaut Heroes Set for Induction into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®
The public is invited to celebrate the induction of the ninth group of space shuttle astronauts into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. The public ceremony at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be held Saturday, June 5 at 2:30 p.m. Jon Cryer
, Emmy Award winning star of "Two and a Half Men,” will host the Induction ceremony.
01/04/2010 05:00 AM
Launch Viewing Tickets on Sale Wednesday for February 7 Space Shuttle Launch
The final night launch of the Space Shuttle Program will light up the early morning sky as space shuttle Endeavour blazes toward the stars.Launch viewing tickets go on sale Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. ET to see space shuttle Endeavour lift-off from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.